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Last updated: 7 April 2020
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 25 August 2016
Time:15:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 55
Operator:RCR7 LLC
Registration: N666TK
C/n / msn: 55-038
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:North Eleuthera International Airport (ELH) (   Bahamas)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:North Eleuthera International Airport (ELH/MYEH), Bahamas
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Learjet 55, N666TK, was substantially damaged during a runway excursion following an aborted takeoff at North Eleuthera Airport, Bahamas. The two pilots and seven passengers were not injured. Among the passengers was Colombian singer J Balvin.
The aircraft came to rest in bushes.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAID Bahamas
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A16-004054

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


Photos

photo of Learjet-55-N666TK
accident date: 25-08-2016
type: Learjet 55
registration: N666TK
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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